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Rail upgrade works under sleeper cloud

Rail upgrade works under sleeper cloud

Vcitoria's regional rail system is in the news again ... and arguably not for the right reasons. Earlier this week the Federal and Victorian Governments were spruiking a major sleeper replacement project now under way on the critical grain line between Korong and Sea...

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Eckel not opposed to traffic in the mall

Eckel not opposed to traffic in the mall

IN the wake of calls from some quarters for the Langtree Mall to be redesigned to allow for through traffic and parking, Mildura Rural City Councillor Mark Eckel says he is not opposed to the idea in principle. "I am not against investigating one-way traffic option...

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Mildura Councillors visit Murrayville

Mildura Councillors visit Murrayville

Mildura Rural City Councillors Cyndi Power and Ian Arney visited the rural township of Murrayville recently to meet with a range of people from the region. Local businessman and candidate in the Council elections held last year Kym Kingdon who invited the Councillors...

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Community feedback helps shape new precinct

Community feedback helps shape new precinct

Feedback from more than 1000 residents and businesses has helped further shape plans for the $6 million Powerhouse precinct redevelopment. The design team has taken this feedback and incorporated it into revised plans for the precinct, which will be considered by...

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Merbein’s CommBank closes for good

Merbein’s CommBank closes for good

The Merbein Commonwealth Bank is to remain closed permanently, with the bank now in the process of advising its customers that on Friday, February 26, they will be ceasing their branch representation at the Merbein location. A spokesperson for the bank provided ac...

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Covid comeback – lockdown lifted and now we count the cost

Covid comeback – lockdown lifted and now we count the cost

On Wednesday the Premier Daniel Andrews announced the news that everyone was hoping for, namely that the five-day lockdown was being lifted at 11.59pm that night. "Because of the efforts of every Victorian – the sacrifices and the hard slog – we can be confident that...

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Sport and leadership course arrives in Mildura

Sport and leadership course arrives in Mildura

The Richmond Football Club Institute, in conjunction with the Swinburne University of Technology, is now providing its flagship course of a Diploma of Sport (Sport Development)/Diploma of Leadership and Management to students in Mildura. Around 250 students across...

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Irymple Cricket Club 20/20 champions

Irymple Cricket Club 20/20 champions

Irymple Cricket Club took out the SCA first division 20/20 final recently, defeating Workers Gol Gol by six wickets in an entertaining affair. The hosts had a strong 6/108 total to chase after Shacaya Thomas (52) and Wade Hancock (24) put together strong performances...

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Irymple’s Australia Day catch-up honours locals

Irymple’s Australia Day catch-up honours locals

Irymple held its delayed Australia Day celebrations and award presentation at the Irymple Hotel on Sunday, with Barry Bottams and Ethan Fryar taking out the awards. Barry, 76, was presented with the Irymple Citizen of the Year award by Mayor Jason Modica, while Ethan,...

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Cameron’s cricket hits another level

Cameron’s cricket hits another level

  AT just 16 years old, Mildura’s Cameron Kiel is swinging his way into the bright lights. The Year 11 Mildura Secondary College student has been producing a stellar cricket season for the Mildura Settlers, while also playing for Adelaide’s Glenelg District...

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